Members enjoy free documentary film tickets at the OMNIMAX® Theater
Immerse yourself in one of our educational documentary films that will take you right out of your seat and into the ancient green lands of Antarctica or through the wild of North America.
Wings Over Water tells the story of the epic journeys of three amazing bird families—the Sandhill Crane, the Yellow Warbler and the Mallard Duck—with extraordinary footage of their fascinating behaviors. Be captivated by the triumphs and challenges of these remarkable creatures that defy all odds and soar across mountains, deserts, cities and forests as they head home to raise their young.
Roam the primitive forests and thick swamps with bizarre dinosaurs and colossal amphibians. Join intrepid Antarctic scientists on a quest to understand the ice continent’s profound transformation—and to predict the future as humans drive dramatic change.
A non-stop ride via kayak, bike, train, hot air balloon, zipline and more, Into America’s Wild explores some of the most beautiful but little-known landscapes of North America.
Enjoy the beauty of the nighttime sky during the middle of the day at the McDonnell Planetarium. Our star shows are guaranteed to impress and feature a variety of different shows for all ages.
OPENS JANUARY 6
Explore the patterns that change overhead throughout the year in this live star show.
BACK FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Explore the nature of our seasons and why the winter solstice has long been a time of celebration in this live star show.
LASER LIGHT SHOWS
The laser show series fuses music, laser artwork, immersive lighting and 3D-atmospheric effects to create an unforgettable live experience.
$9.95 Members | $10.95 Non-Members
Come to the Planetarium to learn more about these special events.
Geminid Meteor Shower Peak
The peak of the Geminid meteor shower brings the chance to see meteors, or shooting stars, overhead each December.
On this day, the Sun reaches its lowest point in our sky, signaling the star of winter.
JANUARY 7, 2022
Mercury Greatest Eastern Elongation
Mercury will be well placed for viewing this night in the western sky at sunset.
FEBRUARY 1, 2022
Lunar New Year
The new moon on February 1st marks the start of a new year for over 2 billion people worldwide.